Monthly Archives: May 2014

Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour – Day 3

After a great evening at the North Rim Lodge and a cool night in the North Rim Campground, day 3 was a descent back down the North Kaibab trail and back to the Bright Angel Campground. Advertisements

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Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour – Night on the North Rim

At the end of our climb up the North Kaibab Trail, we spent the night on the North Rim and ended up having a very nice evening. So, I wanted to put together a short post on that.

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Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour – Day 2

The previous night was really nice; with the fly off, I was able to look up to the stars anytime I was awake, which wasn’t really that much. I didn’t eat a full breakfast since my dinner was large the … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour – Gear Retrospective

I don’t have a lot to say about gear because, for the most part, all functioned as expected. Of course, this was only a four day, five night hike so, while the function can be judged, the quality or lack … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour – Day 1

Upon arriving at the Grand Canyon, we went immediately to the Backcountry Information Center because we thought we had to check in. It turns out that we didn't. However, I'm sure it doesn't hurt to let the Park Ranger know … Continue reading

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Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour – Random Thoughts

It’s done. We arrived home night before last very tired and battling emotions of disappointment that it is over, happiness to be home, and satisfaction at having accomplished a long-set goal. I could assign many superlatives to this experience: epic, … Continue reading

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And So It Begins (Grand Canyon Edition)

Our Grand Canyon Backpacking Tour officially begins today. Our itinerary in a nutshell… Wed – Fly to Phoenix, Lunch in Sedona, Camp at South Rim Thu – Hike from South Rim to Bright Angel Campground Fri – Hike from Bright … Continue reading

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